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Jan 24, 2023

Help us in our campaign to get the fishery reopened – report your observations.


Elections Process and Elections Committee Decision

Jan 19, 2023

Q: Why wasn’t the entire membership allowed to vote? A: Keith Sullivan resigned in the middle of an election term,


Greg Pretty Elected President of FFAW-Unifor

Jan 5, 2023

Pretty brings nearly 40 years of experience in labour management and organizing, having started his career with the union in the early 80’s under Richard Cashin.


Statement from Elections Committee on Deeming Nominee Ineligible

Jan 4, 2023

The Elections Committee of FFAW-Unifor is an independent, arms-length group of individuals who are neither Union staff nor elected council members. From time to time, the Elections Committee also seeks advice from legal counsel to ensure the Union’s Constitution is upheld.


Update on Fishing Industry Collective Bargaining Act (FICBA) Review and Recommendations

Jan 3, 2023

  This article was originally published in the Winter 2022/2023 Union Forum Magazine, written by FFAW-Staff Member, Jake Rice, who



Dec 22, 2022

The latest Union Forum is now in homes and available online! Read the full-publication here. 


National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Dec 6, 2022

December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in recognition of the Montreal Massacre.


FFAW Executive Board Endorses Greg Pretty for Next Union President

Dec 1, 2022

“He’s an experienced negotiator and will have little to learn moving into this role. It will be a smooth transition for this Union and our members, and we’re grateful that he’s agreed to take it on.”


North Atlantic Right Whale – Notification

Dec 1, 2022

North Atlantic Right Whale – Notification


MEDIA RELEASE: Keith Sullivan Steps Down as FFAW-Unifor President

Dec 1, 2022

December 1, 2022 ST. JOHN’S, NL – FFAW-Unifor President Keith Sullivan announced today he is stepping down as President of

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